Fire statistics and reports
To keep you in the know, NFPA produces dozens of reports every year on the overall fire problem, firefighter fatalities and injuries, major fire causes, fire protection systems, and many other topics. We also work with organizations around the world to investigate new technologies and document the performance of fire- and building-related products.
NFPA's Firefighter Fatalities in the U.S. report
This report contains overall statistics from NFPA's study on on-duty firefighter fatalities in 2015. It includes patterns by type of duty at time of fatal injury, cause and nature of injury, age, type of incident and type of property involved in fires.
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Development of an Environmental and Economic Assessment Tool for Fire Events report
The Research Foundation undertook this study to investigate the feasibility of developing a tool that enables fire departments to estimate the value of their services to a community in terms of environmental and financial impact.
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If it’s research on fire, electrical, or related hazards that you need, NFPA’s has got you covered. Our Research Foundation facilitates major research programs - both domestic and international - that address industry challenges. The staff in our Morgan Library, one of the largest fire science libraries in the worlds, stands ready to help you and maintains the NFPA archives. We also maintain hundreds of historic fire investigation reports and produce a free research newsletter.
NFPA produces a variety of print and online resources to keep you current. Our member publication, NFPA Journal®, covers major fire protection and suppression topics, statistical reports, and articles on advances in fire protection, public education, and codes and standards development. Also check out NFPA Journal® Latinoamericano, written with local focus by respected Latin American professionals.
July/August NFPA Journal
In this issue, NFPA Journal takes a broad look at life safety in assembly occupancies, from subway platforms to giant outdoor music festivals; reveals the 2015 Firefighters Fatalities report; and much more.
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News and media
NFPA produces a variety of print and online resources to keep you current. Our member publication, NFPA Journal®, covers major fire protection and suppression topics, statistical reports, and articles on advances in fire protection, public education, and codes and standards development. Also check out NFPA Journal Latinoamericano and our host of free newsletters.
NFPA Journal's Jesse Roman talks with Chief Billy Goldfeder about everything under the sun, from how he started the "Secret list" and what makes it so successful to what drives him personally.
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NFPA Today blog
Keep up with what's happening with NFPA and what's important in the fire and life safety industry.
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